num lock

Microsoft Office excel 2007 - upgrade
May 12, 2010 at 07:22:17
Specs: Windows XP
After a short amount of time (approx. 10 min) of not using my numbers key pad, the num lock turns off. I'll be inputting numbers and then realize IT'S OFF AGAIN and start all over. Is there a way of turning it on and leaving it on?

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May 12, 2010 at 12:48:49
Bios usually turns it on but some OS's can do it also.

I have never heard of any that change over time.

Did it ever work?

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Les Paul (1915-2009)

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May 12, 2010 at 12:57:43
It works everytime I hit the num lock button. I work in an office and it happens to all of us. Accounting office is a bad place for this to happen. Ha!

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May 12, 2010 at 13:58:25
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June 21, 2010 at 16:15:17
Did you ever find an answer to this? As I have two new Windows 7 machines doing this.

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June 21, 2010 at 18:48:50
You should start a new post.Go into BIOS set up, there will be a place where you can set the number lock to be on at start up. To get into your BIOS set up you usually have to tap a button repeatedly during start up (there will be a brief moment when this key will be displayed near the bottom of the screen during start up). This key is often F1, F2, or delete, but can be others. When you are in the BIOS screen, you navigate with the arrow keys, select with enter, back out with Esc (escape), and make sure that you 'save changes and exit' either by selecting or with (typically) F12.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.
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